Annual Giving, Development - General, Planned Giving
At MCC, we've raised millions of dollars for our incredible mission of teaching and learning. And that's why we know that great results don't simply come from great tactics. They come from extraordinary people with passion, courage, and authenticity.
We are hiring two mission critical positions that will provide the opportunity to create transformational growth for MCC and the students we serve. Let’s build something massive, together.
Implement and evaluate the organization's annual and/or planned giving and personal solicitation strategies to acquire new donors and upgrade existing donors. Work contacts include board members, fundraising consultants, the college president, industry and community leaders, faculty, administrators, philanthropists of high net worth, the public, and external volunteers. Demonstrate a commitment to service excellence, innovation, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of job duties.
55% - Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors; identifies and solicits new gift potential; enlarges the donor base by attracting and retaining philanthropic investment at the college; communicates effectively and professionally orally and in writing; be a self-starter, comfortable working with substantial independence while being part of a team
25% - Designs and implements fundraising strategies for annual/planned giving and personal solicitation using donor acquisition and retention process of incorporates identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; embraces best practices of move management theory
10% - Produces all print and electronic material used in fundraising in areas such as annual/planned giving and personal solicitation
5% - Develops, recommends, and monitors fundraising program budgets; maintains currency with all applicable laws, policies, regulations, and procedures
5% - Provides general department support and fundraising assistance, while performing other duties as assigned
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in fundraising, business administration, communication, law, or related field
Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience such as developing, planning and implementing fundraising activities, program coordination and development, which includes two (2) years of supervisory experience.
OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
A Master's or Juris Doctorate degree in fundraising, business administration, communication, law, or related field
Experience providing customer service both internal and external to an organization
Experience organizing and managing various projects simultaneously
Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills and ability to articulate organizational priorities and gift opportunities with enthusiasm and clarity
Special Working Conditions
Likely to be required to work some evenings and weekend hours; summer work hours vary; may be required to lift objects up to 25 lbs; may be assigned to work at various Mesa Community College locations. Local travel is required, including driving a multi-passenger vehicle. State to state travel may be required. Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Driver’s License is required; employee must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/rml/vehicle.htm#requirements
For over 50 years, area residents and online students have enjoyed the lifetime rewards and benefits of attending our nationally-recognized college. With two campuses, five affiliate locations, and more than 180 programs, degrees, and certificates offered, MCC is host to well over 40,000 students annually. Our award-winning faculty are dedicated to student success and leads the way in introducing undergraduate research to community colleges.